RoopeK

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RoopeK
Birth name Roope Kinnunen
Also known as RPK
RoopeK
RRKK
RPK
Esaar
Koksukoo
Kokkelikoo
Mörkö
Supertuottaja
Rrimöykk
Rumpukone
Origin Helsinki, Finland
Genres Rap
Occupation(s) Rapper, music producer
Years active 1998–present
Associated acts Ceebrolistics
Eevil Stöö
DJ Kridlokk
Serkkupojat
Julma-Henri
Eurocrack

Roope Kinnunen is a Finnish rapper and record producer. He frequently uses stage names such as RPK, Koksukoo and RoopeK.

Career[edit]

Kinnunen started his career in various bands, such as Ceebrolistics[1] and Serkkupojat.[2]

He is best known for his work with a fellow rapper Eevil Stöö. Their first collaborative album together, Fuck Vivaldi, was released on 20 July 2012. The album peaked at number one on the Official Finnish Album Chart[3] and was later nominated for an Emma Award in the category of the Best Hip Hop / Reggae / Urban Album of 2012.[4]

Since 2010, Kinnunen has also collaborated in a number of releases with Julma-Henri, previously known for his group Julma-Henri & Syrjäytyneet. This collaboration culminated in the duo Eurocrack releasing Euro Crack EP in 2012[5] and the studio album Huume (stylized as H U U M E) which peaked at number seven on the Finnish Album Chart.[6]

Selected discography[edit]

Albums and EPs[edit]

with Ceebrolistics
  • 1998: A Day of the People in Between
  • 2001: 0. EP
  • 2005: Ö
as RPK
  • 2010: Kutsu EP Julma-Henri & RPK
  • 2011: "HENRI" Julma-Henri & RPK
  • 2012: Euro Crack EP JLMA HNRI X RPK
Year Title Peak position
FIN
[7]
2014 Ei
(Khid & RPK)
4
as Koksu Koo
Year Album Peak positions
FIN
[3]
2012 Fuck Vivaldi
(Eevil Stöö X Koksukoo)
1
as Eurocrack (duo with Julma-Henri)
Year Album Peak positions
FIN
[6]
2013 Huume
(Eurocrack)
7

Singles[edit]

with Ceebrolistics
  • 2000: "Hyviä juttuja / Me"
  • 2004: "Aintie"

References[edit]

  1. ^ Nevanlinna, Risto. "Ceebrolistics – Pioneerien paluu". Plaza/Otavamedia. Retrieved 3 February 2013. 
  2. ^ "Serkkupojat – Tulitus, Tilitys, Tiputus". Discogs. Retrieved 3 February 2013. 
  3. ^ a b "Eevil Stöö X Koksu Koo: Fuck Vivaldi". Musiikkituottajat – IFPI Finland ry. Retrieved 3 June 2014. 
  4. ^ "Emma Gaala – Ehdokaslista". Musiikkituottajat ry. Retrieved 3 February 2013. 
  5. ^ Jari Tamminen (18 July 2012). "Julma Henri, hyvien puolella". Fifi.voima.fi. Retrieved 13 July 2013. 
  6. ^ a b "Eurocrack: Huume". Musiikkituottajat – IFPI Finland ry. Retrieved 3 June 2014. 
  7. ^ "Khid & Rpk". Musiikkituottajat – IFPI Finland ry. Retrieved 3 June 2014.